UWF Scholarships

2019 – Celia Fry awarding new Technical Scholarship to Ellena Schaefer

MARCH 13, 2020 Deadline for 2020-2021 scholarship applications. Read Criteria listed per scholarship descriptions below.

Local Scholarships – In 2019 we provided over $50,000 to many women and girls from East Jefferson County – including technical school, college, high school, and middle school students.

National AAUW Awards – Unrelated to local Port Townsend branch, the national AAUW organization has a wide range of fellowships and grants for community projects and women pursuing research, certificates, or advanced degrees. Could someone you know be in next year’s class of AAUW fellows? click here for info…


Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship fund, allows up to $11,000 in scholarships after completing at least one year of college study (AP and similar courses taken in high school do not count). Read more about Elmira BeyerClick to read/print CriteriaClick to read/print Application form

The Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarships are awarded to women who plan to study law, fine arts or health care disciplines. Read more about Lisa Painter. — Click to read/print CriteriaClick to read/print Application form

The UWF Environmental Scholarship is awarded to a woman who plans to study environmental science with an interest in climate change. Click to read/print CriteriaClick to read/print Application form

Constance Anna Pash Scholarship, CAP, generously funded by AAUW PT member Virginia Thompson in honor of her mother. It is for students who are already in college pursuing STEM degrees with an emphasis on math-based disciplines. Read more about these generous women.
Click to read/print CriteriaClick to read/print Application form

High School Scholarships for first year of college are offered to seniors at Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene High Schools. Click to read/print CriteriaClick to read/print Application form

Technical/Career School Scholarship. For an East Jefferson County woman to attend a school accredited by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) or by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Click to read/print CriteriaClick to read/print Application form

No person may win more than one UWF scholarship in any one year.

Finalists are notified in late March/early April and may be asked to interview in early April. Winners are invited to attend the UWF Scholars Recognition Meeting in May.

Email us for information:  uwfscholarship@aauwpt.org
Mail to:
UWF Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 644
Port Townsend WA 98368

ARCHIVES – Read about our prior winners